Joint Winner of the Nebula Award, Best Short Story. Originally published on Tor.com and still available, and so, as it’s only a few pages long – click here to read it. If you though Alex and his mid-teen droogs were scary, the pre-teen girls in this story will unsettle you as well. It’s a short […]
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A much longer story from Johnson than we’re used to seeing, and she makes the most of the opportunity.
Another effective short from Johnson, a story that gently takes off and gives a glimpse of a future, with a delicate touch.
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A late arrival on my doorstep, and it’s taken much longer to finish the review than I had hoped. Note to self : faster dude, faster!
Nebula Award Winner 2010 for Best Short Story. If you ain’t read it online yet, or listened to it, you’re missing out.
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A collection of excellent stories.
Gord Sellar. Lester Young and the Jupiter’s Moon’s Blues. With this title and an opening line ‘His first night back on Earth after his gig on the Frogships, Bird showed up at Minton’s cleaner than a broke-dick dog, with a brand new horn and a head full of crazy-people music’, Sellar quickly sets the tone […]
The latest volume in the handsome Nebula Award series is in the extremely capable hands of Ellen Datlow, and a publisher who knows how to present a book to extremely good effect.